IndiGo salutes the spirit of Indian Armed ForcesNational, January 17, 2018: This January, IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing carrier is paying tribute to patriotic spirit of the Indian Armed Forces. To celebrate three pivotal days for armed forces – Veterans’ Day, Army Day and Republic Day (14th, 15th and 26th respectively) – IndiGo today facilitated a visit of Military officers at CAE Simulation Training Pvt Ltd (CSTPL) Greater Noida. The group consisted of serving as well as Veteran officers, many of whom had expressed their keenness to understand the some aspects of Flight Operations in an airline. 

The visit brought together distinguished members from Aviation and Defence space such as Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Marshal SB Deo, PVSM AVSM VM ADC and Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole-time Director, IndiGo. It began with a walkthrough of the facility by the dignitaries followed by SIM Safety Briefing and a presentation by IndiGo. 

Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole-time Director, IndiGoSharing his views, Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole-time Director, IndiGo said, “Republic Day represents the true spirit of an independent and democratic India. No one epitomizes the ideals of selfless service, sacrifice and patriotism, more than the Indian Armed Forces. At IndiGo, we are deeply grateful to the brave men and women of the military who defend our Freedom. We are indeed honoured today to host some of our most decorated members of all three Services … the Air Force, the Indian Army and the Indian Navy at our state of the art flight simulator training facility along with their better halves! I hope everyone has a fun day and experience firsthand, how much training goes into IndiGo, managing its Operations with precision. As we prepare once again to celebrate a Republic, we at IndiGo see this only as a small token of our appreciation and thanks to all our brave officers of the armed forces in service of a great nation.” 

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, the agency continue to help define global training standards with its innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. CSTPL, Greater Noida is an extension to the CAE training centre. Built to CAE’s global standard of excellence, CSTPL became operational in June 2013 with six simulator bays. The centre currently offers training for A320 aircraft.